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post #6676 of 15859 Old 11-09-2012, 11:09 PM
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Put in some 9012 HIR bulbs. Noticeable difference over 9006 Silverstars.


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post #6677 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 07:57 AM
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Put in some 9012 HIR bulbs. Noticeable difference over 9006 Silverstars.
Have any pics?

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post #6678 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 09:44 AM
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Got a wave from an xj guy. Also seen a commander is it lifted ?
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post #6679 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 09:46 AM
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Also got switch today. How do you take off the rocker?
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post #6680 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 10:22 AM
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Have any pics?
Yes pics please. I though I read they need to be cut have pics of the cutting job.

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post #6681 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 10:40 AM
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Got a wave from an xj guy. Also seen a commander is it lifted ?
Looks lifted to me. With taller tires to
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post #6682 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 10:58 AM
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Looks lifted to me. With taller tires to
I thought so aftermarket rims also. It looked good.

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post #6683 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 04:41 PM
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Washed it and lowered the price to $8695.

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post #6684 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 05:22 PM
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Have any pics?
I contemplated taking some before and after but I was pressed for time. They're definitely the brightest you can get without going HID.

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Yes pics please. I though I read they need to be cut have pics of the cutting job.
The cutting part is really easy. I used to modify 9005 high beam bulbs for the driving lights and this is much easier. That required a dremel and this is a fraction of that.

All you need to do is take your stock light bulb and eye ball that with the 9012 bulb. The center tab is 2x long and about 1/3 wider. Using a pair of quality toe nail clippers, or ideally some small snips, you just need to trim about a 1/3 of the way from the right and about 1/2 way from the top. It took maybe five minutes. When you compare the bulbs you'll know what I'm talking about.

I'm probably going to do my gf's car tomorrow so I'll take pics then of the before and after.

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post #6685 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 05:24 PM
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Changed the rear differential fluid and installed a 4xGuard rear diff cover.



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It took me much longer than I had planned since my brand new caulk gun decided to break and I was forced to walk a mile to get a replacement gun and rtv sealant.

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post #6686 of 15859 Old 11-10-2012, 11:50 PM
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Replaced some clips that held various plastic pieces on that had broken off. Wheeling 2-3 times a week in a WK can be expensive. Flexed out and lost another rear wheelwell weatherstrip so I

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post #6687 of 15859 Old 11-11-2012, 12:23 AM
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Got my front shackles installed, cleaned up my amp rack in the recessed cargo area and did the Omelet spare tire mod. Tire didn't fit very well, but it's in there. Also ordered a navigation bezel so I can install a double din sometime this week.
I've been wanting to get a nav bezel as well, how much did you end up spending for it?

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picked it up from the dealership. Starter needed to be replaced, gotta love the solenoid being joined to it.

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post #6689 of 15859 Old 11-11-2012, 02:06 PM
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Installed new CREE reverse LED's.
Easiest job ever, less than 5 min.

They're much brighter than stock.
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post #6690 of 15859 Old 11-11-2012, 04:02 PM
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I've been wanting to get a nav bezel as well, how much did you end up spending for it?
I think I got it off eBay for 80 or something. Keep searching for it, there are done good deals to be had if you keep your eyes open for a while.

As for today, washed, clay bar, wax, reattach back door trim pieces with VHB tape, reprogrammed to 87 octane, vacuumed, conditioned leather, wiped interior, and cleaned windows. Also found a good way to let the dogs job me out front.
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